Bin collections

Check your bin collection days over the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Christmas and New Year bin collections

Our bin collections will change over the Christmas and New Year holidays, with our crews working on Saturdays to catch up.

Collections will return to normal from Monday 15 January.

Christmas usual collection day -  w/c 25 December 2017Christmas revised collection day - w/c 25 December 2017
Monday 25 DecemberWednesday 27 December
Tuesday 26 DecemberThursday 28 December
Wednesday 27 DecemberFriday 29 December
Thursday 28 DecemberSaturday 30 December
Friday 29 DecemberTuesday 2 January
New Year usual collection day - w/c 1 January 2018New Year revised collection day - w/c 1 January 2018
Monday 1 JanuaryWednesday 3 January
Tuesday 2 JanuaryThursday 4 January
Wednesday 3 JanuaryFriday 5 January
Thursday 4 JanuarySaturday 6 January
Friday 5 JanuaryMonday 8 January
Usual collection day - w/c 8 January 2018Revised collection day - w/c 8 January 2018
Monday 8 JanuaryTuesday 9 January
Tuesday 9 JanuaryWednesday 10 January
Wednesday 10 JanuaryThursday 11 January
Thursday 11 JanuaryFriday 12 January
Friday 12 JanuarySaturday 13 January

Christmas tree collections

We'll be collecting real Christmas trees between Tuesday 9 January and Friday 19 January.

Please leave them out for collection by 7am on your bin collection day, on the opposite week to your recycling. Please remove any decorations and cut trees over 5ft tall in half.

Check your collection day and download a copy of your bin collection calendar

To check your rubbish and recycling collection days, please enter your postcode or street name below.

You can also download a copy of your rubbish and recycling collection calendar, using this feature.


Report a missed bin collection

Please complete our Report a missed bin collection form if your bin has not been emptied on your collection day.

Information about your collections

We collect rubbish in one vehicle and recycling and glass in separate sections of another vehicle.

Frequency of collections

  • We empty your green rubbish bin once a week
  • We empty your blue recycling bin and glass container once a fortnight. To find out what you can and can't recycle, please see our What to put in your blue recycling bin page. For details of glass recycling, see our Glass recycling page
  • If you have joined our garden waste recycling service, we will collect your bin or bags every fortnight. This will be on the same day as your rubbish bin collection, but  on the week we do not collect your recycling.  For more information about garden waste collections, please see our garden waste recycling service pages

Timing of collections

  • Collections start at 7am in most roads and are usually finished by mid-afternoon.  Please put out your bins and glass containers at the edge of your property (by the footpath, if applicable) before 7am on your collection day, or the night before
  • For safety reasons, collections start earlier in these roads:
    - Fleet Road, Farnborough - 6.30am
    - Victoria Road, Farnborough - 6am
    - Ash Road, Aldershot - 6.30am
    - Lower Farnham Road, Aldershot - 6am
    - North Lane, Aldershot - 6.15am

Please make sure your bins and glass containers are ready for collection, before these times

How to get the best out of the rubbish and recycling service

  • We have a 'no excess waste' policy. This means we will not collect extra rubbish left by your rubbish bin. Please make sure your bin lid is closed
  • Please see our what you can put in your blue recycling bin page to make sure that you are recycling everything that you can
  • Please do not put any garden waste in your green or blue bins.  You can compost garden waste at home, take it to your local household waste recycling centre or you can join our garden waste recycling service

Information about your bins

  • We issue 140-litre rubbish bins as standard and all new and replacement bins are this size
  • If you have a large family or exceptional circumstances, we may be able to give you a larger bin
  • There are three different sizes of recycling bin, so if you regularly have extra recycling and feel that your bin is not big enough, you can order a larger one for free from our Customer Services team using the contact details on this page
  • You can also contact us if your bin is damaged and you need a new one
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